Development Director

Development Director

DICE

Stockholm, Sweden

Role Overview

We are looking for an experienced project manager who is passionate about gaming to provide daily production support for their team(s). You will be the person that enables our best in class teams to focus on what they are good at and support them with administrative work and production support. The Development Director is responsible for the planning of time, resources and tracking progress working closely together with the other leads in the team. You will be a key person in the daily operation of the teams you work with.

What skills does DICE look for

We believe that the successful candidate has proven leadership skills and desire to lead. At least 5 years working as a project manager; 2-3 years of experience working in a AAA game development environment; strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills; effective communication skills across all levels of an organization. A Development Director shall always know and be able to visualize and explain the status of their area.

We believe that you are comfortable and have experience working with (or equivalent):

  • Agile development, using Scrum/Kanban/Lean;
  • Project development with emphasis on team empowerment;
  • Perform and act on Retrospectives;
  • Financial and contract administration;
  • Tools, e.g. Jira, HanSoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Perforce, etc.

Work task examples:

Execution

  • Create and own overall project delivery plans;
  • Track and communicate project status;
  • Present options and drive the decision making process;
  • Team/Organizational;
  • Manage and promote organizational structures;
  • Drive for on time delivery at quality.

Manage and track change

  • Protect the team from external interference;
  • Identify delivery risks and mitigation plans;
  • Align all involved teams towards the outlined goals;
  • Document and build usable knowledge repositories.

Processes

  • Drive effective use of current processes, e.g. Scrum, Kanban Identify and act on opportunities for drive process innovation and improvement, e.g. through retrospectives;
  • Document and share learnings, e.g. in team, with other DD’s or stakeholders;
  • Communication and Collaboration.

Drive and document meetings

  • Ensure the teams have all the necessary information to do their job;
  • Maintain an environment that promotes and encourages collaboration;
  • Manage communication with project stakeholders, e.g. required reporting and expectation management;
  • Manage communication with external parties.

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